Raldo Kruger, Technical Specialist for Green Finance and the Water Sector at GreenCape explains key financial investment opportunities, expected returns on investment, successful financing, due diligence measures, state-level incentives and the current state of municipal readiness to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in municipal Wastewater Treatment Works.
GreenCape is a non-profit organisation that drives the widespread adoption of economically viable green economy solutions from South Africa.
They are working on a multi-stakeholder project with the financial support of the Green Climate Fund, implemented and managed by UNIDO | United Nations Industrial Development Organization, focused on pipeline development to deploy clean energy technology solutions in municipal wastewater treatment works of South Africa, providing readiness activities for the Green Climate Fund.
Ultimately this project aims to support the utilisation of climate finance in the municipal Wastewater Treatment Works space, where Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy applications can assist.
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Jane Reddick, Programme Manager for Water and Agriculture at GreenCape explains the energy-intensive processes, proven technologies, considerations for successful implementation and the business case for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Works.Play Now